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Scholarship News

The CWC is proud to announce that over $80,000 was provided to Chautauqua Institution for scholarships for students in the fine and performing arts programs for the 2017 season. The scholarship funding is a combination of donations from generous private donors, basket contributions…

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Room Rentals for 2018

Couples are welcome! Elegant, modern double occupancy bedrooms with private baths, individual AC/heat, walk up to second or third floor, shared second-floor kitchenette has dinette table with lake view, refrigerator, toaster oven, microwave, coffee maker, dishware and flatware. …

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House News

Lisa Barone Wallace continues as House Administrator for CWC.  This position, created in 2014, oversees House rentals and coordinates the varied activities that take place at our clubhouse.  During the 2014 season, with increased rental activity and House use, the CWC Board of Directors saw…

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CWC Archives Work

At the end of the 2014 season, the CWC Archives, which had been stored in the attic of our House, moved to the Oliver Archives Center.  During our 125th Anniversary year the importance of preserving our history prompted this decision. The process of sorting and cataloging has been underway and…

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The Flea Boutique

An integral part of the CWC budget, in 2016 we sold $18,000 worth of goods at our Flea Boutique, located under the Colonnade Building.  Be sure and visit our household area and clothing areas for basic needs and that one of a kind treasure. Purchase household goods and decorative accessories, antiques,…

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Barabara Vackar Lecture Series

Our Contemporary Issues Forums on Saturday, at 3:00 PM in the Hall of Philosophy, are scheduled with outstanding speakers and diverse topics. One of the forums will be our forth year of the Barbara Vackar Lecture Series. In 2016, Mary Mapes spoke: Who Has the Privilege of Power Now? The lecture series…

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Valentine Appeal Thank you!

Thank you to all who donated to Valentine Fund appeal in 2017. As of this writing, we have received over $11,000. Donations are still being accepted. Donors will be recognized in the CWC Yearbook. Thank you for your support!   

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Tag Line and Elevator Speech

During the 2015 season, the CWC Board of Directors adopted these two talking points. Our tagline describes our organization; The Chautauqua Women’s Club: friends, programs, scholarships. The elevator speech summarizes our organization; The CWC provides fellowship, programs and scholarship, and…

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Just Charge It!

The CWC will be implementing the use of “charging” for payments.  At this time the use of credit cards will be restricted to special events but may change in the future.  The Flea Boutique will remain on a cash basis.  House rentals may be charged. 

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CWC President

We are proud to announce the hiring of Elizabeth Sullivan as our President.  To learn more about Elizabeth, please go to About Us on the website.

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